Eight members of one family killed in Jawzjan traffic accident

JAWZJAN, Afghanistan — At least eight members of a single family were killed in a traffic accident in Jawzjan province on Sunday, according to Taliban-run state media.

Taliban reported that the victims included four children and a woman. The accident occurred on the Jawzjan-Faryab highway in the Khwaja Dokoah district.

The collision involved two cars, though further details were not provided.

Traffic accidents are a common cause of fatalities in Afghanistan, with deteriorating road conditions cited as a significant contributing factor.